Surya Namaskar is a complete yoga exercise for the whole body. It is a combination of both Yoga and Pranayama. Surya means Sun and Namaskar means Salutation. So the exercise is also called Sun Salutation. Because Surya Namaskar is a complete body exercise, it provides exercise to most parts of the body, and it is suitable for all ages of people.
Benefits of Surya Namaskar:
- The “to and fro” movements of the exercise offer flexibility of the spine and other large muscles.
- Helps to reduce abdominal fat.
- Helps and improves other systems like blood circulation in the heart and other parts of the body.
- Improves nervous system and the digestive system